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Message Congress to enact the bipartisan Stamp Out Elder Abuse Act of 2019

Message your representatives in Congress to enact the Stamp Out Elder Abuse Act (S. 1784, H.R. 2718) and support the cause it represents.

We have partnered with the National Council on Aging to allow you to easily message your representatives.

Call your Congressional representatives

Telephone numbers are available at find your members of Congress 

You may phone the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121. A switchboard operator will connect you directly with the representative’s office you request.

Introduce yourself – provide your name and address, and say you are a constituent. 

Ask to speak with one of her or his staff members that work on “postal services” and/or “aging” issues.

Reference the Stamp Out Elder Abuse Act (S. 1784, H.R. 2718).

Be succinct. Urge your representative to sponsor (if they have not, see Senate and House cosponsor lists)—and vote for the bill. 

Thank the staffer and your representative! 

Follow up with a “thank you” letter or email.

Meet your representatives in your state and community

Your members of Congress and their staffers need to hear from and meet you.

Official Web sites for your representatives are available at find your members of Congress 

Post Haste! —Write a post card or letter to your Congressional representatives

Send your letter, soon; mail takes time as it is tested for dangerous enclosures. 

Names are available at find your members of Congress 

To Senators: 

The Honorable [Full Name]
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

As a constituent from [State], I urge you to enact the Stamp Out Elder Abuse Act of 2019 (S. 1784).

[Add a personal note.]

Please let me know you will vote for the act. 

To Representatives: 

The Honorable [Full Name]

United States House of Representatives 

Washington, DC 20515 

Message to Representatives — 

As a constituent from [Town/City], I urge you to enact the Stamp Out Elder Abuse Act of 2019 (H.R. 2719). 

[Add personal note.] 

Please let me know you will vote for the act. 

Include your: 

Name
Title
Address
City, State, Zip
Phone Number 

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